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Tackling lameness through animal health and welfare planning in organic dairy farms in Austria

Huber, Johann; Gratzer, Elisabeth; Leeb, Christine; Stoeger, Elisabeth; Ivemeyer, Silvia and Walkenhorst, Michael (2011) Tackling lameness through animal health and welfare planning in organic dairy farms in Austria. In: Lameness in Ruminants 2011 "Lameness - a Global Perspective", p. 39.

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Animal health and welfare planning (AHWP) is a farmerowned process of continuous improvement. The aim of the ANIPLAN project was to initiate such AHWP in organic dairy herds. The research process from 2007-2010 included a strategy where assessment of current status and risks forms the basis for planning, action and review. 39 Austrian and 15 Swiss organic dairy farms were assessed using animal and resource based parameters.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Tiergesundheit, ruminants, lameness, AINIPLAN, animal health and welfare planning, AHWP, dairy farms
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Dairy cattle
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic > ANIPLAN
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal Health
Related Links:http://www.lamenessinruminants.org/, http://www.fibl.org/en/switzerland/research/animal-health.html
Deposited By: Walkenhorst, Michael
ID Code:20165
Deposited On:19 Apr 2012 13:32
Last Modified:19 Apr 2012 13:32
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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